Avis Budget Group News

Avis Car Rental partners with Ascott for global deal

Avis Car Rental partners with Ascott for global deal

17th Aug 2016 Hotel News Car Rental News

Avis Car Rental has announced the signing of a multi-year partnership agreement with the world’s largest international serviced residence owner-operator, Ascott. Under the new agreement, business and leisure travellers visiting Ascott’s brand websites, Ascott, Citadines and Somerset, will be able to make an Avis reservation by adding a vehicle rental to an existing serviced apartment reservation.

Avis Budget UK expands operations at London Heathrow

Avis Budget UK expands operations at London Heathrow

Avis Budget UK has launched its on-terminal car rental service at Heathrow Airport Terminal 2, in a significant move for its UK operations. This unique service is already available at Terminal 5. This multi-year partnership will enable Avis Budget UK to deliver an express plane to car service for customers, currently making it the only car rental provider to offer this at both terminals, so that Avis customers will enjoy a five minute walk to their rental vehicle as an alternative to travelling by shuttle bus to the main Avis station.

Avis launches ‘Untrending’ tool to get drivers off the beaten track

Avis launches ‘Untrending’ tool to get drivers off the beaten track

Avis Car Rental has launched Avis Untrending, an interactive tool that allows users to discover alternative locations a short drive from their chosen holiday destination. Designed to inspire travellers to explore new places, Avis Untrending offers recommendations based on Avis travel data and an ‘Untrending’ rating, which measures the number of hashtags on social media.

Budget Car Rental adds 200 locations to expand European presence

Budget Car Rental adds 200 locations to expand European presence

Budget Car Rental has significantly increased its European footprint this year, opening more than 200 new locations in the region. The expansion promises to give consumers more choice for great value car hire at key European destinations. In France, Budget nearly tripled its number of rental facilities by opening 208 new locations, including Paris, Aix-en-Provence and Marseille.

Car rental giants agree to changes following EU action

Car rental giants agree to changes following EU action

13th Jul 2015 Car Rental News

Five major car rental companies have agreed to significantly review how they treat consumers thanks to a joint action from the European Commission and national enforcement authorities. Citizens will benefit from more clarity on insurance policies and tank refuelling options, more fairness when handling damages, and more price transparency.

Avis Budget Group inks deal with Southwest Airlines

Avis Budget Group inks deal with Southwest Airlines

11th Jul 2015 Airline News

Avis Budget Group has entered into an expanded, new multi-year partnership marketing agreement with Southwest Airlines which will enable the Company to promote Avis Car Rental, Budget Car Rental and Payless Car Rental offers, products and services to Southwest customers.

Avis Budget Group strikes deal with Iberia

Avis Budget Group strikes deal with Iberia

Iberia has announced a new partnership agreement with Avis Budget Group, which has become the exclusive car rental partner of the airline’s loyalty programme, Iberia Plus. The partnership launch campaign, ‘We Travel Together’, highlights the opportunity for Iberia Plus members to earn Avios for every rental booked.

Iberia Plus signs exclusive deal with Avis Budget Group

Iberia Plus signs exclusive deal with Avis Budget Group

Iberia has announced a new partnership agreement with Avis Budget Group, which has become the exclusive car rental partner of the airline’s loyalty programme, Iberia Plus. The partnership launch campaign, We Travel Together, highlights the opportunity for Iberia Plus members to earn Avios for every rental booked.

Avis Budget Group acquires Maggiore Group in Italy

Avis Budget Group acquires Maggiore Group in Italy

7th Apr 2015 Car Rental News

Avis Budget Group has agreed to acquire Maggiore Group, Italy’s fourth-largest vehicle rental business. The net purchase price will be approximately $170 million, and the transaction is scheduled to close in second quarter 2015, subject to customary closing conditions.